MPs grill Molale on Matsha probe


Presidential Affairs and Public Administration minister, Eric Molale found himself in the line of fire in Parliament yesterday, as legislators grilled him on the exact whereabouts of a government policy that bars the use of trucks to transport students.

Molale yesterday briefed Parliament on the Matsha College disaster in which seven students lost their lives and scores of others were hospitalised with varying degrees of injuries after a truck overturned.

Following Molale’s briefing, Selebi-Phikwe West legislator, Dithapelo Keorapetse, asked the minister in what form the policy is in, adding that it was commonplace that students around the country were transported in trucks.

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